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01-18-2016, 02:15 PM
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Posted By JAYNC

What balance point have you guys been using. Mine...

What balance point have you guys been using. Mine would require about 25oz to meet the fwd recommended point of 5.75" back from leading edge. Manual says start at 6.25" but of all the TF warbirds...
06-28-2015, 02:04 PM
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Posted By JAYNC

I have no idea how I would mount the lower door...

I have no idea how I would mount the lower door to the sierras. If I wanted the doors on there for sure I would just get the robarts. I'm sure it can be done on the sierras but not easily.
06-28-2015, 03:39 AM
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Views: 64,198
Posted By JAYNC

I'm not going to even try to put them on. I fly...

I'm not going to even try to put them on. I fly off of grass and they always seem to end up being trouble at some point.
06-27-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 64,198
Posted By JAYNC

Yeah I put the robart tires on instead of the...

Yeah I put the robart tires on instead of the dubro ones. They fit better. This plane is designed for 5" tires so thats what I put on it.
06-07-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,083
Posted By JAYNC

I have a dle85 in mine with a 24x14 prop but I...

I have a dle85 in mine with a 24x14 prop but I will never go bigger than a 60cc ever again. All you do is chase vibration problems. A friend of mine uses mostly all dle55RA engines and he is always...
06-01-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 64,198
Posted By JAYNC

Just got done assembling the tail and setting up...

Just got done assembling the tail and setting up in the radio. I am wondering how much free play you guys have in your rudder. I tightened everything as tight as it will go and I probably have about...
05-27-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 64,198
Posted By JAYNC

Awesome, glad it went well for you. I finally got...

Awesome, glad it went well for you. I finally got back to building mine. Just finished up the wing yesterday and started building the drop tank. For some reason when I ordered all my stuff I thought...
05-03-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 64,198
Posted By JAYNC

Its no problem for me to help others out. I hope...

Its no problem for me to help others out. I hope your second flight goes better than the first. I might start working on mine soon and get this thing in the air in june sometime.
04-23-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,704
Posted By JAYNC

I appreciate all that have "helped" and...

I appreciate all that have "helped" and contributed to this thread. I never thought in a million years I would be ridiculed for asking to borrow some mount blocks. At least around here I know that...
04-22-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,704
Posted By JAYNC

I appreciate your help. i plan on building all...

I appreciate your help. i plan on building all new ones and will use the template. The stock blocks are very weak. Now I know to build them out of quality plywood. Thanks for the reply
04-21-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 64,198
Posted By JAYNC

I doubt I'll use mine before may if you need one...

I doubt I'll use mine before may if you need one sooner.
04-21-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,704
Posted By JAYNC

Whatever, I never asked how to make them. I will...

Whatever, I never asked how to make them. I will make them but if you look at post 1 all I asked was if someone had some mount blocks I could use for a template. Its not that I cant make them or dont...
04-21-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,704
Posted By JAYNC

Yeah well the kit version of cowl mounting is way...

Yeah well the kit version of cowl mounting is way easier than the arf. The cowls are different sizes and theres nothing even close to the same as far as the kit and arf go. Maybe one day I'll be a...
04-20-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 64,198
Posted By JAYNC

To each his own I guess. You will just have to...

To each his own I guess. You will just have to play with the CG until you get it how you like it. How do you like the Sierras
04-20-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 64,198
Posted By JAYNC

When I maidened the P47 at the factory neutral...

When I maidened the P47 at the factory neutral balance it flew ok but it didnt fly on rails like it does nose heavy. If you put more nose weight in it you will be able to take the down trim out of it.
04-20-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 64,198
Posted By JAYNC

I'm a long ways off from flying but I promise you...

I'm a long ways off from flying but I promise you it will be better nose heavy than it is neutral. The last time I balanced my P47 with a DLE85 it was almost falling off the balance stand and flew on...
04-20-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 64,198
Posted By JAYNC

I always balance my Top Flite planes a lot more...

I always balance my Top Flite planes a lot more nose heavy than TF recommends and yeah its a balancing act on takeoff but when its flying my elevator trim is very close to neutral. They lock in a...
04-20-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,704
Posted By JAYNC

Top Flite Giant P47 ARF cowl mount blocks

Ok so after flying my P47 arf for over a year my cowl mount blocks are all destroyed. During one flight they all pretty much shattered. I have been on the phone with hobby services and you cant buy...
03-01-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 21,034
Posted By JAYNC

I fly a 24x14 on my P47 and I have no problems...

I fly a 24x14 on my P47 and I have no problems with ground clearance.
02-10-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 21,034
Posted By JAYNC

Lol, you get to preorder it and yet TF USA hasnt...

Lol, you get to preorder it and yet TF USA hasnt even announced it yet from what I see.
02-09-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 21,034
Posted By JAYNC

Awesome,,,,, I cant wait.... As soon as I hear...

Awesome,,,,, I cant wait.... As soon as I hear they are taking pre orders I'm clicking lol
02-07-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 64,198
Posted By JAYNC

Mine were pretty close but I wanted them a little...

Mine were pretty close but I wanted them a little bit better. I will post the pics after I get my wheels and tires back from sierra and get the gear set where I want. This is how mine was set, pretty...
02-07-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 21,034
Posted By JAYNC

Its not on their website yet so I doubt they will...

Its not on their website yet so I doubt they will admit to it if its true. I dont know why they act like its a big secret.
02-07-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 21,034
Posted By JAYNC

Yeah its hard to beat a top flite for what they...

Yeah its hard to beat a top flite for what they cost and how good they fly. I like them to be more nose heavy than the neutral in the manual. They seem to lock into a groove better. My p47 almost...
02-06-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 64,198
Posted By JAYNC

They just have a more round shape and I'll be...

They just have a more round shape and I'll be able to get them closer to the struts and deeper in the wheel wells. I'm also going to grind my struts for more clearance. That way doors will fit and I...
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